Jean-Baptiste Say Quote


Jean-Baptiste Say
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Introduction, p. liv - A Treatise On Political Economy (Fourth Edition)(1832)
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But, is it possible for princes and ministers to be enlightened, when private individuals are not so?  - Jean-Baptiste Say
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Born: January 5, 1767

Died: November 15, 1832 (aged 65)

Bio: Jean-Baptiste Say was a French economist and businessman. He had classically liberal views and argued in favor of competition, free trade, and lifting restraints on business. He is best known due to Say's Law, which is named after him and at times credited to him, but while he discussed and popularized it, he did not originate it.

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